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Southern Humboldt - A Humboldt County Planning Commissioner was arrested over the weekend west of Redway for suspected DUI.

Just before 2 on Saturday morning, officers from the California Highway Patrol arrested Noah Levy on Briceland-Thorne Road. He was booked into the county jail a short time later without incident.

Levy was appointed this past January to his post as planning...

Eureka - This year marks the 67th year of the Humboldt Historical Society. They celebrated a special event at Oberon Restaurant in Old Town. It was the historic fight back in 1911 when Jack London visited Eureka and got into a bar room brawl. Monday evening’s event was a sit down dinner fundraiser. The organization publishes a quarterly newsletter preserving and documenting Humboldt County...

FORTUNA- Fortuna’s rodeo week festivities began Tuesday with the annual Chili Cook-off organized by the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce. at the event, 20 vendors and local community members competed for several award titles including Fortuna’s Best Chili.

Competitor booths lined main street, where visitors were able to taste and vote for their favorite chili while listening to local music...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will consider what is being called a good neighbor policy on Tuesday. The policy, known as the Outdoor Medical Marijuana Ordinance would set limits on outdoor medical marijuana growth on residential properties.

The supervisors drafted the ordinance earlier this year in response to citizen complaints that the smells from outdoor medical...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s been over a year since the hunt for Shane Miller first began. He’s the former Humboldt County man wanted in the death of his wife and two young daughters in Shasta County.
 
The search is now gaining national attention. On Sunday night, Miller was featured on CNN’s premiere episode of “The Hunt With John Walsh.” Following the episode Humboldt...

RIO DELL- In response to the water emergency in Rio Dell, the City Council is considering giving fines to residents who use excessive amounts of water.

Rio Dell was ordered to cease and desist water usage from the Eel River by the state, the city's only source of water. Residents have had to cut their water usage by as much as 50 percent, using 50 gallons of water per day per person....

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputy that was shot while serving a civil eviction in Shelter Cove was honored Monday with a Purple Heart.

Deputy Bang Cao was given a Humboldt County Sheriff's Purple Heart by Sheriff Mike Downey. He was honored in front of fellow law enforcement, the Sheriff of Mendocino County, members of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors and newly...

ARCATA- The new President of Humboldt State University, Dr. Lisa Rossbacher, spent her first day on the job on Monday. HSU's first female President spent her day settling into her new office and introducing herself to faculty and students.

Rossbacher comes to Arcata from Georgia, where she was President of Southern Polytechnic University. She replaces Rollin Richmond, the sixth...

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